tv 11 News Sunday Morning NBC June 5, 2011 5:00am-7:00am EDT
>> a family and friends say their final farewe will. l to a young boy killed by gunfire. >> and a family looking for answers after a man gunned down and his killer on the lause. -- loose. >> "11 news sunday morning" sfarts now. [captioning made possible by constellation energy group] >> welcome to "11 news sunday morning." i'm lisa robinson. >> and i'm sarah caldwell. first we want to look outside with tony pann.
thunder and lightning in my area. >> rain in some spots, and we'll probably get more rain informed f some of you will get rain, most of you won't that are outside watching. if you have outdoor plans, i wouldn't cancel anything. let's look at h.d. doppler. most of the rain now is in the mountains. we have thunderstorms west of frederick, but nothing around baltimore. it should stay that way through the morning hours. let's look at forecast. we'll call it a mix of sun and clouds. high temperature around 8 degrees. when we come back we'll check the seven-day forecast and for now to the news desk. >> a top al-qaeda leader believed dead after a drone strike. a pakistanis official said he was killed friday. >> u.s. officials are not confirming the death, but it comes a little more than a week
after hillary clinton was in pakistan. brian mooar has the latest. >> an al-qaeda leader is among nine people killed, reportedly, in a us drone strike. the pentagon is not confirming the strike. ilias kashimiri is believed to be dead in the attacks. he's alleged of the mume buy massacre that killed 160 people -- mumbai massacre that killed 160 in 2008. >> he was a supervisory person in al-qaeda and getting rid of this person makes europe and the u.s. much safer. >> his death was reported by officials and his followers, who vow to take revenge on the
united states. another u.s. strike within pakistan's borders threatens to strain the frayed relations between the two countries. brian mooar, wbal-tv 11 news. >> president obama will meet with his national security team on monday to talk about pakistan and afghanistan. >> meanwhile, yemen after the country's president, ali ab dwfment ullah sale. -- he has had increasing pressure to step down. >> a gunman on the run after an early morning murder in east baltimore. it happened on north decker street in mid april. police still have no leads. now they are asking for your help. sheldon dutes has details.
>> even though it has been six weeks, neighbors remember it like it was last night. >> we heard a noise. >> there was somebody shooting. the next thing we heard the sirens, and i couldn't believe there was a body over there. >> he was shot and killed by high-powered gun shots. he was working here, but he sent his money to his family in hondures -- hondures. >> police feel the victim and the suspect may have known each other. to have been hit that many times that close range it was definitely a crime of passion. >> no leads at all? >> homicide detectives hope anyone with information will call them. neighbors are less optimistic people will come forward.
>> not many. >> why won't they say anything? >> if you say too much, you end up being a witness, you are liable to be a victim. >> sheldon dutes, wbal-tv 11 news. >> hundreds gathered yesterday to say good-bye to the 12-year-old victim of a quadruple shooting. sean johnson and his three friends were shot as they sat on a porch in northeast baltimore. johnson, who was shot in the chest, died two days later. no arrests were made. >> officers have been called to the 2200 block of fleetwood avenue. when they arrived, they found a man suffering from multiple gun shot wounds. he was rushed to bay view medical center where he died. >> a woman recovering after police say she was attacked by a dog. it happened 5:00 friday evening
in the 700 block of ponka street, that's in greek town. the animal has been taken into animal control. no word on the victim's condition. >> the department of transportation has issued a cease and desift order after the bus company involved in a deadly crash reportedly tried to celticets under a different company name. the sky express bus was shut down after an accident which killed two people and injured several others. company staff deny of the other listings. >> on line this bus is called i-95 coach. >> yes. >> here it says blue sky bus. >> i just working for blue sky bus. i don't know about i-95. >> the department of transportation has subpoenaed the owner to gain information about the bus companies and the
buses. >> sports drimpings, energy drinks, and water, which is the best rehydrating for young athletes? >> and a dangerous trip. the long voyage alone lone and those expected to benefit. >> first, a live picture outside. tony has your insta-weather plus forecast next. stay with us. "11 news sunday morning" is just getting started. >> and dr. carla hayden will be our guest this morning on "11 news sunday morning." if you have a question e-mail your questions to your questions to email@example.com. ok. [ cellphone rings ] hey. you haven't left yet. no. i'm boarding now... what's up? um...would you mind doing it again?
>> welcome back. the time is 5:10. temperatures today will make it into the 80's. we're also watching a little bit of rain. there is nothing around baltimore. we did have a few scattered storms last night in a few neighborhoods, but it is basically dry right now. we can see the rain north of frederick and hagerstown. in the short term, this is the way it is going to stay. i think later in the afternoon, around baltimore, we'll see hit
or miss thunderstorms develop. let's look at a wider view of this system. there is plenty of rain out in the mountains. pennsylvania, back to west virginia, again at least for now, all of that will stay off to our west. you're not going to see a whole lot of thunderstorms. those storms are firing up on a boundary that's separating the comfortable air mass that we have been in, and the hot and steamy one back in the plains states. so right on that boundary there, that's where the storms are developing. eventually we'll get into that hot and steamy air again, but not until the middle portion of the week. right now we're in the upper 60's to an 70. 61 in parkton. 68 at the airport. 66 degrees in perryman. a chance for a few showers and thunderstorms. a 40% chance on it.
the best chance will be in the mountains. high temperatures between 80 and 85. overnight tonight, partly cloudy skies. a chance for thunderstorms this evening. temperatures drop back into the upper 60's. cooler suburbs around the 60's. high pressure will work it's way down to the -- its way down to the east coast. this wound boundary is a dividing ryan line between the hot -- dividing line between hot and steamy air. temperatures jump close to 90 by wednesday. 83 today. 82 tomorrow. back into the mid 0's tuesday. the humidity will go up. once we get beyond tomorrow, the humidity will get in the uncomfortable range. a front should cool us off going into the weekend. >> an annapolis man is now preparing for a longer and more
dangerous adventure. >> a local person will set sail for a voyage that will take him through the northwest passage. >> in a few weeks, matt ruth ford will -- rutherford will make quite a sail. when it is all over, he will have sailed 23,000 miles. they are going to send matt on a sailing adventure that will take him through the northwest pass agage, around south america, and back to annapolis. >> i have done many, many trips. i wanted to do something bigger than myself and also have an epic adventure. >> don's organization called c.r.a.b., which gives sailing opportunities to people with delibblets. >> some have suggested they
might pledge a dollar a mile. that's $23,000. this would be a group of elderly gentlemen in a retirement home. we are hoping they come through. people can pledge a penny a mile. that's $23. >> matt has sailed across the atlantic twice by himself. he will -- matt says he will be leaving annapolis on or around june 10. >> it is the northwest passage. it is the mount he have rest of the sailing world. it is the arctic. there are polar bears and not many people. so it is kind of the ultimate in sailing. >> he will carry enough freeze-dried food to last a year. he has a device to make water out of salt water if necessary.
the trip will take 10 months. >> that's quite an adventure. for more information log ton to www.wbaltv.com and click on "as seen on." >> when you are on vacation, tips to help you avoid common vacation weight gain. >> are you a pet lover? if not, you may want to change that. why having a pet may lower certain health risks? >> well -- >> they increase the health risk. we'll have a look at some hot spots in maryland.
chronic fatigue syndrome, but it could not be detected in patients' blood. doctors say the disease does seem to be triggered by a virus or infection of some sort, but they have yet to pin point it. >> should the hearts of young athletes be screened before they take part in sports. experts there scan the hearts of nearly 1,000 college athletes. 10% of the athletes have abnormal results. two were excluded from competition. they found men were unlikely to have abnormal scans. >> it is almost a given. take a vacation and come home unable to wear your favorite jeans. experts say if you plan ahead, the numbers on the scale it should stay the same. it starts with breakfast. >> avoid the waffles and ban
pancakes. >> when it comes to drinks, never, ever order a sweet one with a little umbrella in it. consider picking your own healthy snacks, things that don't need to be refrigerated like almonds, dried fruit, and think of running a house -- renting a house over a hotel. >> many teens are confused about the best ways to rehydrate. many are turning to high caffeine energy drinks instead of water or sports drinks like gatorade. caffeine can be addictive and may lead to increased heart rate, blood pressure, and anxiety. >> we don't know what caffeine does over a period of time to a young developing body. >> sports drinks should be used
rarely by those examinersing more than an hour. for most kids sports drinks are unnecessary calories and sugar. >> we love our pets. they give us unconditional love. they also provide health benefits. >> mary and her dog are regulars at the pastoria park. >> i was having a problem with arthritis. i was stiff and sore. i wasn't getting enough exercise, so i purposely got an energetic dog. >> this made me feel much better. i'm much stronger and i have a lot less pain all because of duncan. >> veterinarians said animals can provide all kinds of health benefits. >> it lowers your blood
pressure, lowers your cholesterol, it gives you a lot of exercise because you will be walking your dog, for example, or your cat, like i do. >> that's right. dr. girstenfeld walks his cat daniel 20 minutes every day which he says is great for overall cardiovascular health. >> you can just go outside and listen to the birds, look at the birds. >> dogs are also a great way to meet people. i can't tell me how many people stop me when i'm out walking these two and talk to me. there is no question the interaction with other people is good for your health. >> if you have a dog, people want to pet your dog, talk to you about your dog, and pretty soon you might have a companion or a friend. >> that's the case for tom and his best buddy grettle who are always out and about in the community. >> that's how i met you and actually most of my friends. >> our pets give us unconditional love. they make us feel needed.
it is not just adults. >> children, when they are having a bad day, they can't talk to their parents as well, they can't talk to their friends, but they can talk to a companion animal. >> this guy may be too young to talk to his dog, oatis, but it looks like the two are already best of friends. >> and i can't say i've ever tried to walk my cat. i may have to do that. >> still ahead, you don't want to travel far to experience a great vacation, you don't have to. the easy way to find maryland's great attractions next. first a look at events going on around town this weekend.
>> officials had third-grade students in a hl f oolah-hoop cop test. >> as you can see, officials are tying to make it easy for things to do in maryland. more on destination maryland. >> she is a 10th class submarine. she carried a crew with about 80 people on board. >> part of the historic ships of baltimore tour is one of hups of
attractions featured in "destination maryland." this new addition from the state department of maryland is an all-many -- inclusive stop on what to do in maryland. >> the magazine is divided by region. the descriptions of what there is to see along with hotels in the area. and depending on what you like to do, you can find out where to go to do it. if camping is your thing -- >> it is one of our major attractions. we have camp sites. we have private camp grounds. >> the magazine is filled with helpful, detailed information. in the back, any tolls you may face, road signs you can encounter, and maryland traffic safety laws. >> a big part is our maryland passport program, which is available in here. can you see all of the 250 locations across the state. >> the executive director of the
historic ships of baltimore. he said the magazine gives residents and tourists a great resource. >> it is another portal through which people can fine out that the ships are here and it is a fantastic resource. >> jennifer franciotti, wbal-tv 11 news. >> destination maryland is free. to find out how to get a copy go to www.wbaltv.com and click on "as seen on." 5:27. 56 degrees on tv hill. coming up, a look at our top stories. >> it is -- a new look at the casey anthony murder trial. >> and big-time heat coming back into the neighborhood. seven-day forecast in just a few minutes.
>> welcome back to "11 news sunday morning." thanks for joining us. >> our top stories in just a minute. first, a look outside with tony. we've had some nice weather. >> yes, so far it has been fantastic. today will be iffy. some of you will get rain, some of you won't. this will be a widespread wash-out situation. look at h.d. doppler. there is hit-and-miss rain showers out there.
howard county, the bulk of it up in the mountains west of frederick. i think that situation will stay there this morning with the best chance for rain in the mountains. the forecast, we'll call it a mix of sun and clouds with a 40% chance of thundershowers today. high temperatures 83. when we come back we'll look at the forecast going into next week, and some heat coming up. we'll talk about that momentarily. >> here's a look at some of our top stories. 13 people including kids were rushed to the hospital after wind gusts picked up a bounce house with kids inside. it happened in long island. some kids were burned and knocked down. none of the injuries were serious. >> officials in arizona say they have zero containment of the fire burning there. firefighters say they are worried flames won't stop moving soon because there are no natural barriers to slow them down. still no word on what caused the
wildfire which is the fourth largest in arizona history. >> fire has destroyed the home of trace atkins. fortunately everyone got out safely, including the family dog, who bit the neighbor to warn the family of the fire. they have not yet determined the cause. >> ground-breaking scientific evidence. prosecutors indicated air samples that may indicate her daughter was in the trunk of her car.
>> casey anthony's car trunk. there was a piece of hair. >> this is parent with decomposition. she testified the air could have come from caylee anthony. >> you still cannot say it is definitely hers? >> that is correct. >> a crime scene investigator said he collected samples from the car. on cross-examination he admitted taking those samples more than a month after those items had been in evidence. veteran attorney jeff dean said the hair is scientific testimony the jury can now hang on to along with those who testified that the casey's car smelled
like death. >> i don't think in this jury's mind is whether that baby was in that trunk. the question now is, why was that baby in that trunk? and there is no good answer for that. >> the trial resumes monday when scientists from oak ridge, tennessee, are expected to testify that their tests came back positive for decomposition. >> stay with us. there is more news ahead for how one baltimore raven is helping a boy whose mother killed the rest of his family. many >> a look inside aircraft that hunts down the strong storms. >> a few showers out there. let's look at h.d. doppler and the seven-day forecast after this short bre call her.
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>> welcome back. the time is coming up on 5:35. 56 degrees. the rain is going to be continuing. nothing to cancel plans about, but just keep in mind there will be passing showers. most of the rain is in the viewing area around frederick. i suspect this situation will stay the same all the way through the morning with the best chance of rain in the mountains and maybe a sprinkle in baltimore. it is headed into the afternoon and it will become a little more widespread as far as coverage goes around baltimore. let's switch it over and see what's happening in the wider view. big thunderstorms down in virginia. this is all lining up along the stalled front on the other side of the mountains.
that dividing line between the hot and steamy air is going to start to drift back over toward us. 65 in parkton. 62 in rising sun. we should be able to sneak into the low 80's this afternoon. sunrise at 5:41 coming up here in just a few minutes. temperatures drop back into the upper 50's, low 60's. should be a nice damon. comfortable temperatures with highs in the low 80's. then everything will look back to the northeast again during the middle of the week, and it
will become hot and steamy here in baltimore by wednesday. another front comes through thursday and friday with scattered thunderstorms. it should cool off and dry out. storm casters expect a strong storm season. >> fortunately no major hurricanes have hit u.s. land in the last two years. though we didn't get a chance to take it up into the air, we did get a close look inside let me tell you, it is no easy task
getting this to work. think of it as state of the art radar and meet logical sensors. it is the national ocean yannick's primary weapon in letting -- it is the primary weapon in determining when there will be a hurricane. the >> the first time i went in i was apprehensive, but we wouldn't do it if it wasn't safe. that helps calm your nerves a little bit. >> does anyone lose their lunch? >> there are several who have. it is similar to a rollercoaster.
>> they are busy analyzing data. >> we try to avoid dangerous areas. if we can't, we strap into these seats with lab belts and shoulder harnesses. it is almost like getting strapped down in a race car. you are in there tight, you are not going to go anywhere. >> the data collected can have a greater effect on the baltimore area and eastern shore, as was evident during hurricane izz bell. -- isabell. the information is vital and may have saved lives. >> what was unique about isabelle is it had the ability
to do more damage. >> if you have a question about going into a hur dane that are more in-depth, go to our web site at www.wbaltv.com. i'm lowell melzer, wbal-tv 11 news. >> you can track hurricanes moving toward the u.s. on www.wbaltv.com. click on our weather blog. >> you know how you cross bridges? i think you should go into a hurricane. >> sure. no thank you. >> well, experts are baffled. a new strain of e-coli has claimed more than a dozen lives. >> just how at risk you may be. first a look at last night's winning lottery numbers. good luck. these sweet honey clustery things have fiber?
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>> the infection has attacked people who are young and in good condition. >> i have never been to the hospital, and now i'm here for almost two weeks. it is getting boring. >> the only thing she had that the rest of her family didn't were straw berries. >> as long as we have new cases every day it is possible that the source is still on the market. >> the good news is the number of new cases -- it still seems virtually every single one of the cases around the world is linked to northern germany. >> u.s. officials insist there is no risk at home. every shipment of lettuce, tomatos, and cucumbers from germany and spain is being tested as it enters our food supply. only .2% of all produce comes from there. yet this remains a ravaging unprecedented outbreak it no
known cause. >> make you want to buy local for sure. >> absolutely. >> well, a helping hand. a mother drives her van into the hudson river and only one child survives. >> now a baltimore raven is offering support. >> a great comeback for the orioles. a racing track official does something really stu
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lee scores. a 2-1 game. sixth inning. bases loaded from reynolds. salami. his first grand slam of his career couldn't have come at a better time. the bullpen pitching the final three innings. this is greg getting escobar to pop up during the game. orioles win it. final score 5 will have 3. to historic fen way park. the sox up. and he blue a -- blew four-run lead. you know he's ticked. he gets ejected and then goes off on the home plate umpire. bumping home plate umpire randaz
zo. battle score crawford. that's the game winner. the final 9-8. in japan after finishing the course, formula one driver sebastian did a few doughnuts to showoff for the fans. watch this. a track official runs in pront of hi car. amazingly enough, he ran into the car. here's a thought, next time wait until the car goes by. >> a month ago, a woman drove her family into a river. one child survived. the story. >> from the outside, lashon
looks like any other kid. inside he's coping with a tragedy no 10-year-old should ever face. he had an unimaginable trauma. seven weeks ago lashon's mother, lashonda armstrong, loaded he and his siblings into a minivan. allegedly distraught after an argument with their father, she drove into the hudson river. she -- lashon made a daring escape. >> he kept repeating, please help my mommy, my mommy is in the water. >> the body's of 5-year-old lashonda, a 2-year-old, and an 11 month-old were all inside. lashon's story of survival
touched so many, including the baltimore ravens linebacker, ray lewis. >> many stories you hear day in and day out, but that one grabbed me. he grabbed me from afar. the first words out of my mouth were, i need to meet him. >> bue lewis tracked the family down offering lashonmentorship and emotional support. >> i grabbed him and hugged him, and i told him, i'm here for you, man. i can't replace what you've lost, but i can tell you that i'm here to go forward with you. p.m. >> the two formed a strong instant bond. >> when i first met ray lewis, i was like shocked. it was so cool. like a older brother to me. he said that he misses me and
like i'm like family to him. >> we got him. we got him for life. >> they are also offering financial support for counseling, tutoring, and a college fund. holding a black tie fund raiser, and asking for continued donations. lashon is in custody with his grandparents. they say he has never spoken of that night. >> i thank them for looking out for my family. >> lashon has not gone through it alone. he has a large and loving family, and now a team of big brothers. >> what do you hope for his
future? >> to achieve much more than his situation offered. >> as far as lashon is concerned, his options are open. >> i don't know. i have to finish college. >> one child emerging from a painfully dark time looking ahead to a brighter future. >> he's going to need a lifetime of support. so hopefully those around him will uplift him. >> family gathers to say good-bye to a victim of a quadruple shooting. >> and we'll look at the h.d.
have outdoor plans. just take an umbrella. you might see a passing shower. a little shower north of westminster. most of the stuff out around frederick back into montgomery county. most activity to start the day will be in baltimore. a forecast calls for a mix of sun and clouds. a chance of showers and thunderstorms. high temperatures around 83. when we come back in a few minutes, we will check the seven-day forecast. for now, to the news desk. >> a top al-qaeda leader believed dead this morning after a drone strike. >> the death is not confirmed. it comes a week after hillary clinton visited pakistan many -- pakistan. brian mooar has the latest.
>> the pentagon is not confirming the death, but it is believe ilyas kashmiri, alleged mastermind of the mumbai massacre, believed dead. >> he was the field supervisory effort of al-qaeda. getting rid of this guy is really important and makes europe and the u.s. much more safe. >> his death has been reported by u.s. officials and his followers, who vow to take revenge on the united states. the killing of kashmiri is seen as a serious blow to al-qaeda and the taliban. but another u.s. fight within pakistan's borders threatens the strained relations between the
two countries. >> president obama will meet with his national secretary team to talk about pakistan and afghanistan. yemen's vice president has taken over as acting president and supreme commander. this comes after ali abdullah saleh, the president for three decades, has been urged to step down. >> even though it has been six weeks since denise -- since mr. low bezz was murdered -- lopez was murdered on north decker street, neighbors remember it like it was yesterday.
>> we heard the sign reynolds and everything. i couldn't believe there was a body over there. >> they say donise lopez was shot and killed. the honduras native had been living and working in baltimore, but friends say he sent that money back home. friends have speculated on the circumstances of lopez' death. >> police feel the victim and the suspect may have known each other. to have been hit that many times at close range, it was definitely a crime of passion, if you will. we do believe someone else was out there other than the victim and the suspect. >> no leads at all? that's cradey. >> hom site detectives hope people will come forward. but not many do. >> if you say too much, you are a witness, you are liable to be a victim. >> meantime, hundreds gathered yesterday to say their final
farewell to the victim of a quadruple shooting. funeral services held for sean johnson. he and his friends were shot may 24 as they sat on the porch of cliff view avenue in northeast baltimore. johnson, shot in the chest, died two days later. no arrests made in the case. >> the search for suspects continues after a deadly shooting in northeast baltimore. authorities say officers were called to the 2200 block of east baltimore. when they arrived, they found a man suffering from multiple gun shot wounds. he was rushed to bay view medical center where he died. police have not released the name of the victim, and there is no word on a possible motive. >> a woman recovering after police say they should -- police say she was attacked by a dog. it happened on ponka street in greek town. sources say the dog was taken into custody by animal control. investigators have not released further details about that
incident. >> a cease and desift order after a baltimore bus company tried to celticets under a different name. sky exoh, express bus company was shut down after one of its buses crashed tuesday killing four people and injuring others. sky express buses are now listed under 108 tours and i-95 coach as well. company staff deny any knowledge of the other listing. >> online this bus is called i-95 coach. it says blue sky bus. >> i just working for blue sky bus. i don't know about i-95. >> the department of transportation has obtained documents to obtain information about the bus company. >> another recall for the auto industry. why the prius is headed back to the service department. >> and the aquarium. we'll show you the new dolphin
70 downtown. at the top of the hour, the winds were calm. there is a little bit of rain out there in some neighborhoods as well. this is not a wash-out swigs by any means. i wouldn't cancel any plans if you have them. can you see scattered thunderstorms on don -- h.d. doppler. back into gom and -- montgomery you can see rain as well. a 40% chance of rain. not widespread coverage. a batch of rain drifting out of pennsylvania. big thunderstorms down in the southern part of virginia. all of that severe weather will stay south of us, i think, and that is a good thing. even if the rain is west of us, that means we have some of the high-thin cloud cover to blow off thunderstorms. so it won't be a completely sunny day either.
where two air masses bump into each other we get the showers and thunderstorms. that will go back and forth over the next couple days. 65 high temperature today of 83. temperatures should drop into the upper 50's and low 60's. a little further to the south we'll wind up with a nice day on monday to go back to work and school. high pressure in control. i think we'll make it into the 90's by the middle of the week. we'll make it up to 91 on wednesday. scattered thunderstorms in the forecast thursday and friday as the front goes through, and that should knock high temperatures
back by the beginning of the weekend with a high near 83 on saturday. send it to the news desk. >> a lot of excitement at the aquarium these days. two new baby doll vins. >> right now they are hanging out in their private pool. >> so far, they are both doing great. they don't have names yet, but these beautiful dolphins were happily swimming away in their own private section of the aquarium. the idea was to keep the babies and mom calm for the first months. >> let them become aware of their environment and allow them to bond with each other and gives us an opportunity to observe them.
>> this baby dolphin allowed trainer allison ginsburg to touch her. >> there are a total of 10 dolphins varying in age. the -- >> eventually our relationship will be strong. it is a neat process. >> in the fall they will get their names, and in six months they will go to the big pool and begin performing. rob roblin, wbal-tv 11 news. >> i can't wait to go see them. >> are you a tweeter? you may be surprised at those who have taken a liking to the social network.
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>> buyers beware. >> teltale signs a car has been under water, new electronic parts, condensation in the headlights, also mud in the trunk. >> another toyota recall. >> the japanese automaker is recalling cars. a nut may come loose and cause faulty staring. we have posted the recall information on our web site. click on "consumer." www.wbaltv.com. >> many airlines make travelers pay taxes on their tickets. now some are adding fuel surcharges.
this comes as the price of debt fuel climbed over the year. >> more americans are choosing to pay higher ductibles for health insurance to save money on premiums. a rand corporation survey shows people with higher deduct yipibles save about $500 per month on premiums. plans with high deductibles increased to 10 million last year. data shows people get fewer routine check-ups, colonoscopie. s and put off surgery. >> now deborah kostroun has the "weekend bloomberg business report. " >> as we closed the week on wall street we had a dismal jobs report on friday which showed the economy is not as strong as we thought. unemployment rates climbed to 1.1%, and traders tell me that jobs report was a big blow to the economy as we start the second half of the trading year.
in fact, stocks closing out friday's session lower. not only that, stocks lower for a fifth straight week in a row. meanwhile, more people using apple's i.o.s. and google only platforms to grow in market share between january and april. >> speaking of technology, if you love video games, get ready for the nintendo wii play motion. it comes out june 13. >> if you love ice cream, get ready for nontraditional flavors. how about french toast. "u.s.a. today" reports the domestic ice cream market has $25 million in sales. during the summer months, ice cream eateries, baskin robbins, and ben & jerry's offers to
consumers. >> and that's a look at business. at the new york stock exchange. i'm deborah kostroun with the "bloomberg on the business report" for wbal-tv 11 news. >> know you are part of a growing group. more than 10% of adults on line have twitter accounts. uses have more than doubled each year. african-americans make up the largest tweeting group. not prizingly, many are accessing twitter from their cell phones versus a computer. >> i wouldn't begin to know how to tweet. >> coming up, it has become an annual -- first a look at events going on around town this weekend. [ male announcer ] there's a new ride coming to busch gardens williamsburg --
and kitens in a month. >> working to have a goal of 500 cats and kitens to adopt every month is pretty much double what we do every month. >> there are cats in colors, shapes, and sizes for everyone. >> this is jojo. he is blind. he navigates around really well. he plays with toys. he has no trouble finding his litter box. he's a great cat. >> this is popcorn. he's 7 1/2 years old. he's litter box trained. he was only brought here because his owners have allergies. >> this month you can take a cat home for free. adoption fees are waived the month of june in all three shelters. >> every animal is spayed and neutered. >> come see the cats that we have. we have a number of long-haired and domestic short-haired cats. if you are looking for a cat, it is good time to get a cat.
>> you might even say it is the "purrrfect" time. jennifer franciotti, wbal-tv 11 news. >> we love our pets. they also provide important health benefits. >> mary and her dog duncan are regulars at pastoria park. this pup is more than a loyal companion. >> i was having a problem with arthritis. i was stiff and sore. i wasn't getting enough exercise, so i intentionally got a very ener getic dog. >> this made me feel much better. i'm much stronger and have much less pain because of duncan. >> veterinarian dr. girstenfeld says animals have have all kinds of health benefits. >> it gives you a lot of
exercise. >> that's right. he walks his cat, daniel, 20 minutes a day every day, which he says is great for overall cardiovascular health. but the vet says just being outside in nature will do you a world of good. >> you can just go outside and listen to the birds, look at the birts. >> dogs are also a great way to meet people. i can't tell you how many people stop me when i'm out walking these two and ask me about them. there is no question that the interaction with other people is good for your health. >> if you have a dog, people want to pet your dog, talk to you about their dog, and pretty soon, you might have a companion or a friend. >> that's definitely the case for tom and his buddy grettle who are always out and about in the community. >> that's how i met you and actually most of my friends. >> our pets give us unconditional love. they make us feel needed. and it is not just adults. >> children when they are having a bad day, they can't talk to their parents as well, they
can't talk to their friends, but they can talk to their companion animal. >> this little guy may be too young to talk to his dog oatis, but it looks like -- otis, but it look likes the two are already best of friends. >> coming up nks the damage left -- coming up, the damage left by wild fires in arizona. >> why some say the case against john edwards lacks backing. >> and the seven day forecast in a few minutes. stay with us.
>> we will have some scattered thunderstorms today, but it will not be a wash-out by any means. you may need an umbrella, but don't cancel any outside plans. you see rain drifting down toward baltimore over the next 30 minutes. the forecast for today, we will call it a mix of sun and clouds with a 40% chance for a shower
or thunderstorm. the high temperature near 83. whether we come back in a few minutes we'll look at the seven-day forecast and see what's on tap for the work week. >> arizona firefighters say they have zero containment of a wildfire ravaging that state. they have -- thousands of acres have been burned and displaced hundreds of residents. >> we arrived by plane and flew over the fire, which is a frightening sight, i might say sa. >> firefighters say they are worried flames won't stop moving any time soon because there are no natural barriers to slow them down. still no word on what caused the wild fires, which are now the fourth -- which is now the fourth largest in arizona history. >> there are growing questions whether the government
over-reached its indictment of john edwards. he has been accused of hiding campaign funds. even some of those are scratching their heads. >> banner headlines today and condemnation. >> in public opinion, he's lost, and i think rightfully so. what he does is wrong. >> he doesn't seem to comprehend right from wrong. >> edwards spent the day out of sight with his children at the family estate. a friend of his wife, elizabeth, who died six months ago of breast cancer told nbc that despite john's betrayal nobody wanted him to face criminal charges. she said elizabeth's friends worried about the impact on the children and the -- and hope the case never comes to trial. the charges center on $1 million secretly provided by two wealthy donars and used to keach his
mistress and their child hidden away while he ran for president. the government argues that even though the payments did not go to edwards campaign. they amounted to unlawful campaign tricks meant to keep his candidacy viable. edwards' lawyers say the money was a gift from friends. the indictment has triggered unusual criticism of the justice department. even among those usually please today see a politician prosecuted. >> i think john edwards is a lousy human being. i think this is a really lousy and flimsy criminal case. >> a "the washington post" editoral said it is troubling the justice department would choose to devote scarce resources to pursue this questionable case. >> i did not break the law and i never, ever thought i was breaking the law. >> if there is to be a criminal
violation, prioritization must show he knew he was breaking the law. >> i think this will be a tough case for the government to prove. i by no means think it is a slam dunk. >> what the government says is there is a line, john edwards crossed that line, we believe it is criminal behavior. that's why we filed an indictment. >> and that was risa myers reporting. >> a week of grim numbers on the economy. president obama had more to say on those latest numbers. >> in his weekly internet address today -- >> all three american auto makers are adding ships at the strongest rate since the 1990's. >> president obama emphasized the positive. the same day, the government said overall 5,000 manufacturing
jobs disappeared in may as the unemployment rate kicked up to 9.1%. earlier this week another report showed that home prices nationwide have pludged 33% from their july high. they are the lowest they have been since the housing bubble burst. >> we have dug ourselves an incredibly deep hole. we are slowly getting out of that hole, but it is going to be a long, long climb. >> for finally-stressed americans, it may feel like -- force 40's >> i have bills to pay. the further i'm unemployed, the further behind i'm going to be. >> the most difficult thing, you know, talking to our children and letting them know that -- >> more than 22 million americans can't find a full-time job. more than six million have been without a job of any kind for more than six months. immediate help for them doesn't
seem to be on policy-makers' agendas. >> the over-taxing, over-regulating and over spending going on in washington that's creating uncertainty and holding them back. >> analysts say congress and the federal reserve are both unlikely to pump anymore stimulus money into the economy. >> i think there is a sense both in the stock market and the broader public that they have done too much. >> for millions of americans out of work or struggling to get by, it may feel like someone isn't doing enough. nbc, new york. >> the goal of one baltimore city high school was to provide real work experience president now hear how the partnership is paying off. >> and the roommate at one -- healing power at one salon from
nothing happening on the eastern shore. it will be hit-and-miss that you will run into something at your house. we'll see beth bigger thunderstorms south of baltimore. all of that severe weather will stay south of us. >> even though most of the rain, high-thin clouds. it is not going to be a lot of sunshine. these storms are developing on the dividing line between comfortable cooler air. that dividing line will go back and forth over the next couple days. 62 degrees in rising sun. we'll make it up to 83 this afternoon. a mix of sun and clouds.
toms drop back down to 60's. that means a nice start to the workweek for us. mild conditions will be in the low 80's. winds shift to the south. 92 on wednesday. scattered thunderstorms on tuesday. that should knock temperatures back into the low 80's by the beginning of next weekend. >> the secret to a longer healthier life could be as simple as breathing. >> a sa will not where they say they have the air to prove it. >> this is uncharted territory.
they are unpacking pieces of a larger project that has the town talking. it sits on the other side of these doors. it is unlike anything pennsylvania has seen or heard. it took seven hours and help from a skilled designer to help their vision. a room made of 24,000 pounds of salt. except you won't find this salt in your food. it was mined from the him layias -- the himalayas. the pureest salt known to man. >> and this is how the salt therapy works. when you walk across the crushed
salt, you release ions into the air. after a while, you can smell and taste the salt. the ramseys know firsthand. >> i was shocked. i had never heard of one before. >> after 35 minutes, her signouses cleared up on their -- her sinuses cleared up on their own. >> your worries are gone. >> if it is true that you can be healed from this therapy, this is one type of therapy that should not be take yn with just a grain of -- you guessed it.
>> graduation events. how reggie is graduating against all odds. >> meet reggie. here's the sfory. he fwrue up -- here's the story. he grew up homeless. in ninth grade he was diagnosed with leukemia and spent six months in the hospital. what kept you going? >> i wanted to get through, and i just wanted to show people that chemotherapy and having cancer wasn't going to stop me. >> and it didn't. reggie ended up with a 3.245 grade point average. he took honors classes. >> how did you do it? >> having the support of my family letting me know it will be all right, and letting me know i will get through it. >> there was a lot of support
from teachers and administrators on the sonche -- southern high campus. >> getting to see a young adult going through these hardships, it puts your life in perspective, too. >> the reason we go into education is for students just like reggie. really, there is no other student just like reggie. >> he is a student staff members say they will never forget. >> he looks for the light at the end of the tunnel. >> even so, the journey has not been easy. >> there have been times i wanted to say, quit it. i didn't want to go to school half the time. i was pretty tired from all the keem owe. i did want to dwit. >> but he didn't. and says he won't in the future as he prepares to continue his education. tim tooten, wbal-tv 11 news.
>> reggie graduated friday. he's headed to loyola university in the fall. he said he plans to major in communications. >> what a great story. >> an entire class of graduating seniors at one baltimore city high school is going to college. the whole class. school officials say it is due in large part to an internship program that allows students to work with business professionals throughout the region. jennifer franciotti has more. >> at have general high school, everyone here is prepping for college. a rigorous academic program with a kick. over 80 area businesses, five days a month, to gain real-life work skills. >> how to interact with people, look people in the eye, shake their hand. if you have a question and you are not sure what to do, ask a question. then we follow-through with performance assessments, quarterly performance assessments. exceeding expectations, not meeting expectations, et cetera.
>> through the program, senior jordan burden has interned in construction and banking and this year he's working in the development department at the helping up mission. >> they give me a jump start heading to college, getting an internship off campus. i guess it gives me, you know, more than an average student may go to a regular school. i think it puts me ahead of the game. >> jordan was an instrumental part of our team over the last academic year. it is the first time we had a long-term intern for us. it pushed us so we could keep an eye on helping him as much as he was helping us. >> susquhana bank is sponsoring the event. as are others. this representative says it is a community investment. >> what we were able to do is take our interns and donate them to some nonprofits, so we were
double the investment. >> there are 78 students in this year's graduating class, and every one of them will move on to college. >> helping me grow as a person. not just as a person, but as a professional. it has prepared me for work, for school, for anything. >> and that's what the program is all about. jennifer franciotti, wbal-tv 11 news. >> that is excellent news. on a programming note, dr. carla hayden will be our guest on wbal this morning. e-mail your questions to firstname.lastname@example.org. >> stay with us. more news is coming up. >> i'm greg tollamd. a thrilling finish to the a thrilling finish to the stanley cupy [ male announcer ] there's a new ride coming to busch gardens williamsburg --
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reynolds that turned the tide in the o's favor. jay garietta on the mound. jay got rocking in seattle on monday. last night facing cory patterson. the former orioles crushes the pitch to right field. his fifth of the season. 1-0 blue jays. bottom of the second. j.j. hardy with the ground ball. escobar with the backhand fires to first. derrick lee scores. a 2-1 game. sixth inning. bases loaded for mark reynolds. mark reynolds does something he hasn't done before. his first career grand slam. it couldn't have come at a better time. the bullpen was outstanding. jim johnson, iohara pitching the final three innings. greg gets escobar to pop up to finish the game. orioles win it. >> game three between canucks and bruins. tied up in overtime.
bruins control. canucks control with a turnover. tim thomas out of the net. just like that, scores 11 seconds into the o.t. vancouver wins. the final 3-2. they lead the best of seven 2-0. >> the nfl lockout didn't keep area students. middle school's flag football team took to the field for the first ever youth football camp. the player personnel helped guide the youth for a series of drills to help develop their offensive and defensive skills. they ended the day with a tour of m&t stadium and a look at the ravens game-day locker room. hundreds of players packed the timonium fair grounds. players, who range age 7 to 14 get an opportunity to play one last time before summer ushers
in a new sports season. wbal-tv 11 news is a proud sponsor of the annual event which has served as a year-end celebration. laxsplash wraps up later today. >> there might be a little rain out there today, but i wopt cancel. >> that's all for us at -- are we going to do weather? lisa is going to do more weather. >> i didn't know you were doing weather. i will do it for you if you want. a mix of sun and clouds. the high temperatures between 80 and 85. next week it is going to get hot again. for those of you that like the steamy weather, it will be back. i'll show you the seven-day forecast. >> i can't wait for that. >> i know you can't. >> that is all for us at 6:00. the nbc "today" show is next. sunday morning continues on wbal-tv plus. have a great day.
>> laxsplash has hosted over 50,000 from all over the mid atlanta atlantic. players are ages 7 to 14. getting a chance to play one last time. maryland's love affair with lacrosse stretches beyond boundaries and has deep roots in our community. in fact, the first women's lacrosse team was established at brinmar school in 1976. for the second year in a row, thousands of marylanders packed the stadium for the men's lacrosse championship. you have to look no further than your own back yard to see the sport played with true passion. if you are interested in learning more about youth lacrosse programs in our city, go to this years -- or for information on this year's